Author Topic: J.I Haas buys Yakima Valley Hops  (Read 397 times)

Offline hopfenundmalz

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J.I Haas buys Yakima Valley Hops
« on: September 11, 2019, 03:56:39 PM »
I haven't seen this on the forum. As a customer, I'm not sure how I feel about this consolidation.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/john-haas-makes-strategic-investment-150000378.html
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Re: J.I Haas buys Yakima Valley Hops
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2019, 11:48:12 PM »
I buy about 65-70% hops from local hop farmer. He does a great job so why not.
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Re: J.I Haas buys Yakima Valley Hops
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2019, 02:01:49 AM »
I buy about 65-70% hops from local hop farmer. He does a great job so why not.
If the hops are of good quality, why not?

Many of the small breweries buy locally grown hops here.
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Re: J.I Haas buys Yakima Valley Hops
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2019, 04:13:09 AM »
I really, really hope that the impetus to accelerate business growth doesn't result in reduced product quality and/or customer satisfaction.  Many, many good products and companies have suffered a drop in quality when emphasis shifted more to making more money.

I currently buy most of my hops from YVH, and I am very happy with them.